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games.directory - new social gaming platform -- feedback wanted

over 6 years ago from , Lead Development Software Engineer

Hey Guys,

I've just finished the first iteration for an app I've been working in the past few weeks. There's is no landing page ( wip ) and I apologize for that.

games.directory

So in short, here's a bit about the app in general:

Available features:

  • Search and store the games in your personal collection
  • Achievements for:
  • Registering
  • Adding your first game
  • Completing your profile information

Planned features in the next couple of days:

  • Landing page :)
  • A basic wiki for each game
  • Ability to add Games manually
  • Rating system for each game
  • Wishlists

Planned features in the next couple of weeks:

  • PlayStation Network and Xbox Live integration with each game you own in order to get trophies and progress for each game in your collection
  • Wiki: Compare games for each platform ( if you're like me, and you have more than one console, you want to find out which platform provides the best experience )
  • Wiki: Similar games
  • Wiki: Videos
  • Wiki: Comments
  • Calendar for upcoming games
  • Filter/Search for games by: Genre, Theme, Platform, Rating and Name

Long term planned features:

  • Powerful search/filter system powered by ElasticSearch
  • Apps for iOS and Android
  • Offline storage for both web and app
  • Forum
  • Buying games straight from the app, instead of using something like Game.co.uk
  • Friendships
  • Specific marketplace for Gaming: sell games/console from within games.directory

Also, the app is open-source and anyone, who knows Ruby(among others) well, is invited to contribute. The app is, and will always be, free. So don't expect financial gain, just fake internet points.

The reason: I got fed up of storing my games in a spreadsheet and having to google information about games whenever I'm buying new ones. The kind of information I need when deciding what game I want can't be found in a single place.

I hope you like it and I look forward to your feedback and critics. Good or bad, please let me know by using the feedback button

Stay awesome

3 comments

  • Jay Morris, over 6 years ago

    I like the design. Easy to navigate and easy on the eyes. I'm in the process of learning Rails myself so it's cool to see it being used in the wild.

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  • Leury Hidalgo, over 6 years ago

    It's clean. What is this built with/on? I appreciate that it works on mobile.

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    • , over 6 years ago

      Hey, thanks for the reply.

      The stack ( as it is now ) is Rails. But this will change once it gains some traction and users. The plan is to have Rails as the backend and most likely Angular 2 or React as the front-end .

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